The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grid Computing
London / City of London
Rank 210 271 292
Rank change year-on-year +61 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Grid Computing 13 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.042% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.095% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 28
Median salary £120,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +166.66% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £136,000 £49,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00%  

Grid Computing is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2393 3150 4365
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.14% 44.46% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2209 2744 3614
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Grid Computing in the City of London

Grid Computing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Grid Computing in the City of London.

Salary trend for Grid Computing in the City of London

Grid Computing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Grid Computing in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Grid Computing in the City of London

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Grid Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 12 (80.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 11 (73.33%) Low Latency
2 11 (73.33%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) Python
3 8 (53.33%) PhD
3 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (53.33%) Hedge funds
3 8 (53.33%) High-Frequency Trading
4 5 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (33.33%) STL
5 4 (26.67%) Proprietary Trading
6 3 (20.00%) Fintech
6 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) Front Office
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) JMS
6 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) MySQL
6 3 (20.00%) JUnit
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (20.00%) Spring

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C++ Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (33.33%) STL
2 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (20.00%) JMS
2 3 (20.00%) Kafka
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
1 8 (53.33%) Hedge funds
2 3 (20.00%) Fintech
2 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 12 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 11 (73.33%) Low Latency
3 8 (53.33%) High-Frequency Trading
4 4 (26.67%) Proprietary Trading
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) C
5 2 (13.33%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) PhD
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper